5 Ways to Make the World STOP & LISTEN to You

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  • 5 Ways to Make the World

    STOP & LISTEN to You

  • *The College Student Mindset for Career Preparation and Success. Barnes & Noble College and Why Millenials Matter. http://www.bncollege.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Millennial%20Survey%20Report_FINAL914.pdf

    90% of students consider communication skills

    most important AND an area for improvement*

  • With practice, you can become a leader

    that speaks authentically and powerfully.

  • 1BE SUCCINCT

  • Its 2015.

    Nobody has time to beat around the bush. Cut to the point.

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  • 2BE PREPARED

  • Being over prepared might even be better.

    This refers to any conversations, speeches, or interviews.

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  • Be informed about local and relevant current events.

    Have a few stories in the back of your mind for reference.

    Be ready to talk about anything!

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  • 3BE CONVERSATIONAL

    & LISTEN

  • You want to be someone that is easy to talk to, especially in a professional environment.

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  • It takes a while to master the skill of holding a conversation

    with a person you just met.

    Try to nd something you have in common and listen closely

    to what they are saying.

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  • 4BE AWARE OF

    BODY LANGUAGE

  • Only 7% of communication involves words.

    55% is visual(body language, eye contact).

    38% is vocal(pitch, speed, volume, tone of voice).*

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    *Gallo, Carmine (2007, February 14). Body Language: A Key to Success in the Workplace. Retrieved from http:// nance.yahoo.com/news/pf_article_102425.html

  • 4The lessons that Ive learned about

    rst impressions through auditioning has de nitely prepared me for the professional world. People can make assumptions about

    you the moment you step into the roomyour age, past experiences, work ethic.

    I purposely stand tall to give o con dence and

    exude gravitas.

    Brianna Mercado, Professional Dancer and Motivational Speaker

  • The worlds best leaders and communicators have

    strong body language: a commanding presence that re ects con dence,

    competence, and charisma.

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  • 5BE AUTHENTIC

  • The most important thing is to be YOU.

    Know yourselfyour values, goals, and dreams

    and speak from the heart.

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  • Communication is a skill that takes A LOT of practice.

    Get started with

    Peter Druckers Five Most Important Questions:Enduring Wisdom for Todays Leaders

    wileybiz.com/drucker-5-questions